YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1948
• Industrial coatings
• Architectural coatings
Pekka Rantamaki, CEO; Soile Haavisto, financial director; Raimo Anjala, managing director.
Teknos Group Oy is the leading supplier of industrial coatings in Scandinavia with a strong position in retail and architectural coatings too. Teknos is one of Finland’s largest family-owned businesses. Group companies operate in Scandinavia, Germany, the United Kingdom, Poland, Slovenia and Russia, and through a well-established network of agents and representatives in about twenty other European countries. A highlight of the year was the acquisition of GORI’s industrial wood business from Dyrup. Another highlight of the year was the establishment of a joint venture compa- ny in Russia with a local partner. Under the name ‘Teknos Deko’, the company manufactures architectural coatings and has production facilities in St. Petersburg. Teknos also established a new sales company and technical service center in Shanghai, China.